EI-BED. Boeing 747-130. c/n 19748-44.


 

Ordered new by Lufthansa German Airlines

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle (Everett) - 1970

Powered by Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7 engines

First flown as D-ABYC - May 13, 1970

Accepted by Lufthansa at Seattle (Everett) - May 23, 1970

Aircraft named 'Bayern' at Seattle

Sold to ITEL Corporation - January 09, 1979

Entered onto Irish Aircraft Register as EI-BED - January 09, 1979

Leased to Aer Lingus - January 9, 1979

Aircraft named 'St Kieran' but renamed 'St Patrick' - September 29, 1979

Leased to Air Algerie in basic Aer Lingus livery with small stickers - October 15, 1979

Returned to Aer Lingus on termination of lease - April 01, 1980

Leased to Air Jamaica in basic Aer Lingus livery with full titles and tail logo - November 15, 1986

Returned to Aer Lingus on termination of lease - April 16, 1987

Leased to Qantas Airways in full Aer Lingus livery - November 30, 1987

Operated first Qantas revenue service London - Frankfurt - Baharain - Singapore - Melbourne -

Sydney as QF864 - November 30, 1987

Aircraft was operated by Aer Lingus technical crews with Qantas cabin crews

Operated final Qantas revenue service Melbourne - Sydney - Singapore - Bahrain - Frankfurt-

London as QF863 - February 24, 1988

Returned to Aer Lingus at London (Heathrow) on termination of lease - February 25, 1988

Leased to Lan Chile in full Lan Chile livery - December 14, 1988

Returned to Aer Lingus on termination of lease - March 05, 1990

Sold to Aer Lingus by GATX at end of lease - April 30, 1993

Operated final Aer Lingus revenue service - October 05, 1994

Withdrawn from use and stored at Dublin

Ferried Dublin - Tucson - Marana for storage - February 08, 1995

Sold to Westco International - July 1996

Sold to Jetaway Aviation Services - July 1996

Cancelled from Irish Aircraft Register - July 1996

Aircraft scrapped at Marana - August 1996

 


 

EI-BED. Aer Lingus - in standard livery at Tarbes Lourdes Airport, October 1980.

EI-BED. Aer Lingus - in standard livery at Melbourne Airport, December 1987.

EI-BED. Aer Lingus - in standard livery at Melbourne Airport, December 1987.
EI-BED. LanChile - in the standard livery at unknown airport, January 1989.
EI-BED. Aer Lingus - in the basic Lan Chile livery at Tarbes Lourdes Airport, April 1991.